Woman Escapes Serious Injury After Wood Smashes Through Windshield in Springfield, Massachusetts

Police are reminding motorists to ensure all loads are properly secured

Police are issuing a reminder to motorists after a woman escaped serious injury when a wood post smashed through her windshield Wednesday morning.

The 67-year-old Holyoke woman was traveling north on Interstate 91 in Springfield when the 4x4 came right at her.

Authorities say the post is believed to have fallen off of another vehicle. It was then run over by a tractor-trailer, sending it through the air and into the Subaru's windshield.

All motorists are being reminded to ensure that loads are properly secured at all times.

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